smoking http://wxpr.org en Quit Smoking for Smoke Out Day http://wxpr.org/post/quit-smoking-smoke-out-day <p>Quit smoking for a day, and see if you can stick with it. &nbsp;</p><p>That’s the message from the American Cancer Society for the Great American Smoke Out Thursday.&nbsp; On this day the organization encourages smokers nationwide to quit the habit for a single day…or use it to jump start their plans to quit permanently.</p><p>Spokeswoman Diane Hapka in Lake Tomahawk says it’s not easy.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It is very difficult for people to quit.&nbsp; But it is something that we try to have people do at least for that one day.”</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:12:26 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10957 at http://wxpr.org Quit Smoking for Smoke Out Day Tobacco Companies Shift Tactics From Smoke To Candy http://wxpr.org/post/tobacco-companies-shift-tactics-smoke-candy <P>An anti-tobacco advocate says the public might have relaxed about smoking in public, but tobacco companies continue to target youth.</P> <P>The Northwoods Tobacco-Free Coalition held a "Lunch and Learn" session to talk about the change in corporate tobacco marketing techniques. Many tobacco products are made to look like candy. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:22:16 +0000 Ken Krall 4150 at http://wxpr.org Tobacco Companies Shift Tactics From Smoke To Candy